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By accessing or using any areas of STAR K9, LLC website, you agree to the terms and conditions as outlined in this website. We retain the right to modify these terms and conditions at any time by posting new terms and conditions on this site.

 

TERMS AND AGREEMENTS

  1. To request an animal actor/model, an individual (hereinafter referred to as “representative”) must be the Director, Producer, Event Coordinator, or authorized person to make decisions for said respective company (hereinafter referred to as “Company), in order to secure services of STAR K9, LLC (hereinafter referred to as “STAR K9) to provide animal talent for a photo, film and commercial productions or events.

  2. A representative from the Company must provide in writing, by completing a Production Request Form or via STAR K9 email, before any services or animal talent can be provided.

  3. The Company, by submitting a production request is requesting (not contracting) the services of STAR K9 to provide a selection of animal talent based on looks, breed and talent abilities to complete the production or event requirements.  Additional services may include, but are not limited to, an "Animal Trainer/Wrangler", “Technical Advisor”, “Consultant” or other services deemed necessary for the production or event to work with animal talent or the Company’s current animal talent.

  4. Animal talent fees are set according to the task requested of the animal talent, number of trainers/wranglers and other necessary expenses. These include, but are not limited to, the number of days animal talent is needed, travel, accommodations and insurance Said animal talent fees are the responsibility of the Company.

  5. Trainer/Wrangler fees are based either hourly or as a daily flat rate and are the responsibility of the Company.

  6. The owner of the animal talent represented by STAR K9 has permitted STAR K9 to be in control of the animal’s care, health and security while under contract for a production or event.

  7. STAR K9 will provide animal trainers/wranglers necessary to ensure the care, health and security of animal talent entrusted to STAR K9 by the animal’s owner; therefore, STAR K9 has the final decision concerning the animal talent's capabilities.  STAR K9 will not force an animal do what it is not capable of or it does not desire to do, over the desires of a production or event.

  8. Payment fees for animal talent, trainers/wranglers for any production or events will be the responsibility of the Company contracting with STAR K9 staff.  Said fees are due upon completion of the trainer/wrangler and animal talent's duties for that production.

  9. Trainers/Wranglers being given the responsibility and permission by the owner to ensure the care and safety of the animal’s talent(s) involved in any production; has the right without loss of normal pay, fees or reimbursements from the Company, to deny any production requests that would put an animal talent in harm’s way or danger, or cause a withdrawal of the animal talent from the production due to illness or injury.

  10. Production scripts or story boards should be supplied whenever possible to ensure the duties of the trainer/wranglers, and requirements of animal talent for the production are able to be performed accurately.

  11. Animal talent must be licensed with the USDA before they can be involved in any production.  It is the responsibility of STAR K9 to ensure and complete documentation for each production. Additional licensing requirements, if applicable, will the responsibility of the Company. 

 

ANIMAL ACTOR/MODEL AGREEMENT

  1. The owner's written permission to care for the safety and well-being of their animal as an animal actor/model for film, television, movie or print productions or for an event; was given upon registering their animal as an actor/model with STAR K9; therefore all animal actors/models registered with STAR K9 are under the care and control of a professional trainer/wrangler on set, at events or on production locations.  Written permission to use an owner’s animal in any production will be supplied to the Company by STAR K9 before working with a production or any live event.

  2. Upon request a copy of the animal’s USDA license or letter of exemption will be provided to the Company or event coordinator of a production for presentation to the American Humane Society should any of their representatives be on location.

  3. Animal photos and animal information will be available for Directors, Producers, and Talent Agencies through STAR K9 website and linked to the STAR K9 Facebook page and/or STAR K9 Linkedin page for viewing of each animal’s information.  All photos displayed on STAR K9 website, STAR K9 Facebook page and STAR K9 Linkedin page are the property of STAR K9, and cannot be copied, manipulated or used for any commercial event/production, media event/production, advertising, marketing, or public display without the express authorization of STAR K9.

  4. Some productions require additional insurance for animal talent and the American Humane Society present during the production.  STAR K9 as a business will secure its own insurance for specifics according to our business criteria and operations; therefore, any additional insurance requirements will be the responsibility of the contracting Company.

  5. If the Company requires the American Humane Society to be on set it is the responsibility of the Company to ensure they make these arrangements.  STAR K9 will assist the Company in procuring the American Humane Society if required for their production.

  6. The animal trainer/wrangler is required, without exception, to attend all production meetings (either in person or online chat, i.e., Skype) relating to the involvement and actions requested/required, directly or indirectly of animal talent.  STAR K9 shall be given allotted time to communicate and direct animal talent accordingly.

  7. The animal trainer/wrangler has the right to withdraw from any production or live event, at any time during such event, without loss of wage or monies owed to the animal talent or STAR K9, should the animal trainer/wrangler find the treatment or the safety of the animal talent is at risk; or the animal talent is sick/ injured and cannot continue or complete the production.  No legal action or recourse against STAR K9 its employees, clients or affiliates can be taken for the withdrawal of animal talent from a production under these circumstances. 

 

WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

STAR K9 maintains this website (“site”) for your entertainment, information, education, and communication. Please feel free to browse the website. You may not download, distribute, transmit, modify, reuse, report, or use the contents of the website for public or commercial purposes, including the text, images, audio, and video without written permission from STAR K9.  The access and use of STAR K9 site is also subject to the following terms and conditions and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing the site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the terms and conditions below.

 

  1. You should assume that all material on the site is protected by copyright unless otherwise noted and may not be used except as permitted in these terms and conditions or in the text of the site.

  2. YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR RISK. STAR K9 MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS AS TO ITS ACCURACY.  STAR K9 SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT OF THE SITE.  STAR K9 NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THE SITE IS LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE OR ACCESS, THE SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING.  EVERYTHING ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

  3. Features and specifications of products described or depicted on the site are subject to change at any time without notice.

  4. STAR K9 assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in the site or downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video, or audio from the site.

  5. Materials displayed on the site are either the property of or used with permission provided to STAR K9.  The use of these materials by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited unless specifically permitted by these terms and conditions or specific permission is provided elsewhere on the site.  Any unauthorized use of the text or images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and civil and criminal statutes.

  6. All photos displayed on STAR K9 website is the property of STAR K9 and cannot be copied, distributed or used for personal promotions, promotion of a business, personal or commercial or used for any advertising where a person, business or company will monetarily benefit from our photography and pictures. Unless permission is given in writing by STAR K9 and all person's whose animals are displayed in the photograph requested and pays royalty fees to STAR K9 for the use of our pictures or photographs.

  7. STAR K9 is not responsible for the content of any site linked to or from the site. Your linking to any other site is entirely at your own risk.  STAR K9 disclaims all warranties, express and implied, as to the accuracy, validity, legality, or otherwise of any materials or information contained on such sites.

  8. STAR K9 may at any time revise these terms and conditions by updating this posting. Since you are bound by these terms and conditions, you should therefore periodically visit this page by clicking the terms and conditions hyperlink on STAR K9 web pages to review the current terms and conditions.

  9. The trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively the "Trademarks") are trademarks of STAR K9.  Any other Trademarks used in the site are trademarks of their respective owners.  Nothing contained on the site should be construed as granting, by implication, or otherwise, any license or right of use any Trademark displayed on the site without written permission STAR K9, or such third party owner. Please note that this Trademark list is periodically updated and that neither this list nor its updates are all-inclusive lists of STAR K9, and its affiliates' trademarks.

  10. You may not use or export or re-export the materials or services at this site or any copy or adaptation in violation of any applicable laws or regulations including without limitation U.S. export laws and regulations. If you choose to access this site from outside the United States, you do so at your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

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